Emergency Response​

Ketron Island Project
Emergency Response, Environmental Site Assessment, Recovery, and Remediation

Ketron Island, Pierce County, WA

Key Tasks:

  • Emergency Response

  • Environmental Contamination Characterization and Remediation in Soil

  • On-Site Field Testing

  • UST Decommissioning

  • Health & Safety Management

Key Features:

  • Negotiated scope of remedial action with multiple departments of the Washington State Department of Ecology

  • Actual Remedial Action Cost well under budget

 

 

Within 30 minutes of notification, GEI mobilized to this isolated island in Washington State to respond to the scene of a commercial airplane crash.  Immediately upon arrival, GEI initiated site response actions, including assessing potential environmental and personnel health and safety concerns and cataloging areas of significant concern.  Upon the completion of a full site investigation, GEI remediated areas of contamination to enable safe passage by contractors and the general public. GEI’s swift actions ensured limited contaminant mobility and cost effective remediation.  

Pierce County Tanker Rollover
Emergency Response, Environmental Site Assessment, Recovery, and Remediation

Pierce County, WA

Key Tasks:

  • Rapid Response to Tanker Rollover

  • Health & Safety Management

Key Features:

  • Contained spillage to reduce potentially extensive environmental impacts

  • Maintained Incident Command System (ICS) to ensure controlled and fluid response

  • Protected nearby rivers from being contaminated with PCBs

 

Within 30 minutes of notification, GEI mobilized to this tanker rollover site to provide emergency site assessment, worker safety and remediation oversight in Pierce County.  Particular attention was given to mitigating concerns related to the potential migration of the PCBs and waste oil impacted liquids to the nearby Stuck (White) and Puyallup Rivers. 

 

Through diligent investigative work and a keen focus on the Incident Command System, GEI mitigated risks to emergency and non-emergency responders and the environment.

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